Funding Round 9 opened 20 February 2017 and will close on the 15 March 2017.
The Business Innovation Programme is a component of the £33m Business Growth Programme, which is a comprehensive business support package part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). As lead partner, Birmingham City Council and 3 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) are working together to deliver this important initiative. The Business Innovation Programme covers the Greater Birmingham and Solihull, Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire and The Marches LEP areas.
The Business Innovation Programme is aimed at existing B2B Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) investing in innovative ”close-to-market” products and services.
Capital and revenue grants are available of £10,000 to £30,000
Note 1: The use of consultants or third parties in completing the application form is an ineligible cost.